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Where are they now: Matt

November 28, 2022

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

“You give yourself a chance to actually make a career.” – Matt

Successfully receiving his GED after taking classes with Evergreen Goodwill, Matt is now on track to become a licensed journeyman electrician! 

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KING 5 Evening: The couple behind ‘The Blair Witch Project’ and some creepy zoo animals

October 31, 2022

Posted in: Press Releases

Check out some SPOOKtacular, thrifted Halloween costumes put together by Evergreen Goodwill's DIY Guy Gary Foy for the hosts of KING 5 Evening. 

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KOMO News: Evergreen Goodwill focuses on job growth, sustainability this Halloween season

October 28, 2022

Posted in: Press Releases

“Especially in this economy, you want to take classes to help promote and build on what you know. At Goodwill, that’s what we offer. We offer it for free and thousands of people go through it every year.” - Gary Foy, Evergreen Goodwill

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FOX 13: Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

October 17, 2022

Posted in: Press Releases

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to show off some unique, thrifted Halloween costume looks on FOX 13's Good Day Seattle.

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KING 5 New Day NW: Reduce Waste with Halloween Shopping at Goodwill

October 6, 2022

Posted in: Press Releases

Spooky season may be upon us, but there’s nothing scary about supporting our mission to break down barriers to education and employment! We were thrilled to be able to showcase on New Day NW a handful of the endless possibilities shopping at Goodwill this Halloween can have.

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Employee Spotlight: Cuong

October 5, 2022

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Community

The first full week of October marked National Customer Service Week, and this is the perfect time to share the story of an Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington employee who is undoubtedly one of the best in the business. With more than 30 years of experience, Cuong is now sharing his knowledge to help positively influence the next generation of customer service professionals. 

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Where are they now: Abdullahi

October 3, 2022

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

“My main goal is to inspire people who are like me, who wants to be a pilot but who don't believe in themselves.”

Abdullahi, a former student in our Youth Aerospace Program, is now pursuing degrees in aviation and business management and hopes to not only be a pilot one day but also play a role in the economic advancement of developing African nations.

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Whatcom Talk: New High Tech Learning Highlights Evergreen Goodwill Partnership With Comcast in Bellingham

September 29, 2022

Posted in: Job Training & Education, Community, and Digital Literacy

Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington is excited to announce the grand opening of its second, state-of-the-art Lift Zone – in partnership with Comcast. This space will provide free WiFi access to individuals and families across Whatcom County who are looking for online resources, learning digital skills, and accessing vital technology at our Whatcom County Job Training and Education Center.

 

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FOX 13: Back-to-school shopping for less in Seattle

September 16, 2022

Posted in: Shop, Fashion, Sustainability, and Thrifty Kitchen

Evergreen Goodwill's DIY Guy, Gary Foy, showcased some back-to-school/back-to-college fashion and common housewares that are perfect for any dorm room or apartment. 

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Cascadia Daily News: Goodwill hosts job fair to connect with immigrants, refugees

August 24, 2022

Posted in: Press Releases and Job Training & Education

Our Whatcom County Job Training & Education Center in Bellingham proudly hosted a job and resource fair with a keen focus on connecting immigrant and refugee populations to jobs and resources available in the community. 

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